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FOX
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
around usually visiting a number of cities. >> reporter: two weeks ago thieves smashed windows at the macy's and made off with hundred hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. some told us they're not surprised. >> with things happening nowadays nothing surprises me any more. everyone and everybody is doing something. >> reporter: >> reporter: now concord police aren't saying much about this latest burglary, but they do want witnesses to step forward. you can just call them or send them an electronic message. they're looking forward to hearing from the public on this crime. live in concord tonight, sal castaneda. >> the santa clara district attorneys office released a statement. this video we're showing you here is meant to educate the public on what the da calls an i crime epidemic. the use of an app that helps you find your device if it's steelen. it advises people to get help from a law enforcement agency. >> breaking news now where police are investigating a bank robbery. it happened at a u.s. bank branch which is not far from east 14th street and only a couple of
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm PST
. but along is the coast and the city, we will likely see wind gusts to 50 miles per hour. all told, once the storm system is out of here, we'll have 2 to 5 inches of rain for napa county. the radar is active tonight. details on when the rain is going to move out, perhaps in time for christmas, coming up in a few minutes. >> we'll see you then. thanks, paul. >>> if you are flying anywhere for the holidays tomorrow, good luck. that's what you're going to face. the airlines have cancelled more than 1,000 fights because of a major winter snowstorm hammering the midwest. but most of the cancelled flights are in and out of chicago. the airlines are waiving fees for customers who want to change their flight plans. >>> so when was the last time you got a parking ticket? they're bad enough. but now comes word that the city of oakland is adding insult to injury. it's keeping parking ticket money that should be given back to drivers. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers finds out why. >> reporter: no one likes getting a parking ticket. >> she was going to give me a ticket just now! >> reporter: but in oak
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
stainless steel with 18% chromium..which they believed was the industry standard. the city hired outside experts who ultimately concluded 9 chrome provides an "inherently safer design" with that the city of richmond went ahead and issued permits for the repair of crude unit 4. the chemical safety board said "we will not endorse or object to that decision" city councilman tom butt said he believes chevron "covered all their bases" and says ultimately no pipe will last forever which is why they must be "rigorously inspected on a regular basis." and catherine chevron says it is pleased the permits have been issued so they can proceed with the repairs. and get back to full production the lot of this is happening right around the christmas holiday. not with just a bang but with a whimper. >> catherine: so dan how long do we think these repairs will take? >> the okay. is there right now but they're hoping to get this done and the first quarter. chevron has said they hope to have repairs completed in the first quarter of next year, which means by april >> catherine: they two, dan. thank you --
FOX
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
. the city has been offering free parking every saturday since thanksgiving. the goal was to boost the city's small businesses by letting shoppers park for free. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces in four city owned garages. driver also get free parking for two hours. >>> and the first sunday of the new year marked a new era in san francisco. no more free parking there. all meters in the city will be enforce from noon until six. the city said paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week. >> tonight the wariers play their final game of the year when they host the celtics. the warriors now 20-10 with their win over the 76ers last night is the first time they have won 20 games before new year's day since 1980. last night david lee finished with 25 points and 12 boards, their first game of the new year will be against the hottest team in the nba, the clippers. >> the warning being issued to people hitting the slopes. >> and a snowplowing taken for a sp
KICU
Dec 26, 2012 11:30pm PST
, forcing the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over the last couple of days. >> there's snow in the mountains. plenty of rain around here. let take a look at the numbers. this is after last night's rain. santa rosa, 22.34 inches. that's 174% of average for santa rosa. 154 in san francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much more is beh
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over the last couple of days. >> there's snow in the mountains. plenty of rain around here. let take a look at the numbers. this is after last night's rain. santa rosa, 22.34 inches. that's 174% of average for santa rosa. 154 in san francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much more is behind it. see you
KRON
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
this evening at san jose city college after reports of a gunman on campus put the school on lockdown. no one was allowed to center or leave for several hours while the s.w.a.t. team spent most of the evening searching the college. we have been told by a student and staff member inside one of those classrooms there that police did not allow them to answer their phones or use their computers during the lockdown. >> reporter: snow city college president barb -- san jose city college president said she received information that a gunman was on campus of the students and staff at san jose city college remained in classrooms with the doors locked. while law enforcement armed with guns stormed buildings and checked all rooms for an alleged gunman. about two hours later, the college switched to a partial lockdown as law enforcement focused its search on the technology building. >> reporter: everyone was asked to evacuate. since this is finals week, there were not as many students on campus. those who came ready to take their exam were turned away. >> i came about 10 minutes early to class, and all
KRON
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
minutes as you work your way out of hayward towards foster city. traffic maps show new trouble spot on the peninsula as you head south on 1 01. new accident at briggs avenue involving several cars blocking several lanes of traffic. the scissors are picking up some slowing. you are less than 24 h yesterday the tide was 7.1 at the golden gate bridge. today it will be 7.2 the highest tide of the entire year to date. we talk about the warning signs. you can see one of them they're letting people know this parking lot of flood. we're sharing a video from yesterday of what it looked like during the high tide. yesterday it was at 9:45 a.m.. today at 1034. you can see the standing water 2 to 3 in. deep. some over the tops of this higher suspect. they had t close the on and planes. >> had to close the on and off ramps. >> they are warning people that will get back to day. to give you a point of reference. last week at the same time high tide was 5.2 at the golden gate bridge. today is its full to feed more than last week. we are expecting to see flooding in low-lying areas. >> they have put
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 5:00am PST
at the torch plaza and look at the traffic coming into the city. christmas is less than a week away. we will see people take time off that will make it easier for those that have continue to work. if you are driving in san jose, northbound 280 is off to a nice start. let's go to steve. >>> freeze warning out to the north bay. there is 20s livermore east livermore 24 degrees 3720s up in santa cruz mountains. so it's not just near 30. there are some that will be colder than that. fairfield 27 already. santa rosa 29. livermore right there at the airport. but not far away. it's about five degrees cooler. concord 39. 34 redwood city. moffett that is right on the bay there. that is cool for them. 35 up in oakland. 34 sacramento. redding 26. national weather service a little concerned some of that cold air could get trapped. some of you head up five be advised some of that cold air could get trapped there could be very low snow levels starting tomorrow. up on the north coast we could get a few high clouds later on. it's sunny and very chilly today. cold morning here but then a low drops in. th
FOX
Dec 16, 2012 7:00am PST
.m. pacific time at newtown high school. this will be the fourth time president obama has traveled to a city after a mass shooting. >> we now know the names of the 26 people including the 20 children who were killed when a man opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school. among them 30-year-old lauren russeau she always dreamedover being a teacher. emily parker was one of 16 sicks that were only six years old. her father said she liked to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and family. >> she was the type of person that could light up the room. she always had something kind to say about anybody. >> robbie parker also delivered a message to the shooters family expressing condolences for the difficulty time they are going through too. >> no case compares to the carnage at sandy hook elementary. all of the students dc all of the victims were shot several times. one of the teachers natalee hammond survived. the gunman fired at least 30 round magazines and investigators say he used a long weapon likely a semi automatic rifle. >> i've been at this for a third of a century. and it's my sensi
KRON
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
into the city. no troubles at the san mateo bridge. the drive is 12 minutes from into an. southbound on 01 the golden gate bridge. a few cars in camera shot. the lanes are not reconfigured for the south bound trip. no--not too many cars on the span. >> new this morning one man has died after two people were found bound and gagged in the middle of the bayview district last night. here is video of the scene. the victims a male and female were found around 830 in the 900 block of brazil's street. both were taken to a local hospital with life- threatening injuries. officials say the man died just before midnight. his identity has not been released. the female victim's condition remains unknown at this time. no suspect have been arrested. anyone with information on this case is asked to call the san francisco police department. >> police in vallejo are searching near mare island for a missing fair oaks man. 7 to 7 mattingly was last seen saturday night around 5. those close to mattingly say he has-his tugboat dock on the mare island and took it out on the water frequently. police searched matt
KRON
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
as we look at city hall in san francisco. we are waking up to cold temperatures. >> it is literally freezing in some spots. thus did the latest on our chilly spots and starts the day with anny. >> the good news is we have breezes overnight that kept temperatures on the milder side. it is definitely a cold start to the morning. it was cold. temperatures now napa up at 29. santa rosa vallejo at 27. widespread '30's 0 around the bay area. with the exception of downtown san francisco at 42 degrees. the coldest temperatures will be up north. that is where we do have a freeze warning in effect going until at o'clock this morning in the north. because of the fact that temperatures will get down into the twenties was the widespread '30's. a frost advisory is in effect for the bay shoreline and the interior east bay today. >> the code is temperatures will be a around sunrise. these temperatures will continue to drop all the next couple of hours. today is definitely a day when you need your heavy winter coat. it is cold out there. >> the coldest weather we have seen this season. this morning
KRON
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
has cities near the russian river on alert. water levels have risen onto land in some parts of guerneville. and even though it's normally a slow-moving river... >> with 6-7 ft. it begins to get scary. we have to think about leaving town, turning off electricity, gasoline. and so forth. >> the national weather service says that it could be possibly a flooded road to a.m. with noon tomorrow reaching the highest levels. in this video shot yesterday, you can see that the river is rising fast. flooding, every decade or so, is not uncommon. the last serious threat was in the first days of january 06 of course the possibility always makes residents nervous. the national weather service says the russian river will flood guerneville around 2 a.m. monday... highest point around noon tomorrow... with water levels >> the latest series of storms has some arborists concerned about trees in the bay area. the saturated ground could force trees and bushes to collapse. about the threat. >> all of the whe--wieight.. is at the top of the tree. >> certified arborist christopher altman poi
KRON
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
. they complained to the city about it asking why didn't they get a chance to sfo why we don't want a gun shop in los gatos. there is a playground as well as the apartment complex nearby. the city says by long we do not have to have a public airing any time someone wants to open up shop and the city. that is why was not known to many people aren't so quarter according to them it was too late. they are upset about this and must do something or the city changes its mind it will open up on saturday. there were possibly be protesters here. of the phone call and to the owner of the shop and hopefully they will get an interview here. one person who jogged by says she had no problems with the perry and others do not feel is and why. >> let's get with the weather, chilly to start with. >> we will see some of the coals conditions of the tire entire year. patchy frost is possible and also some north bay fog is a possibility. we've not seen any reports of low visibility this morning and it is chilly and the north bay. partly cloudy for the north bay and breezy at times. tomorrow morning get ready for the
KRON
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
by the peninsula. it is 36 degrees right now and redwood city. >> >> we are back as 7:10 a.m.. a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown
KRON
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
will be able to use a type of pipe created a lot of controversy. >> in this letter to the richmond city council the city manager's stated that two outside consultants have concluded that use an crone will represent and a safer design. this was the determination that led to the permits being issued. the chemical safety board stated that will not endorse this decision. city council stated that this time chevron cover all the bases. he stated that all timidly no pipe will last forever. he stated that they have to inspect them on a regular basis. as for chevron, they stated their pleas that they were issued the permits so that they can proceed without repairs. >> chevron hopes to have these repairs completed by next year. they stated that this unit may be available by early april. >> a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india, has died. for the vicious crime has been drawn worldwide attention. protest's have swept through ndf cents per attack two weeks ago. at the indian consulate in san francisco, there was a visual. kron 4 said jeff bush has that. these are the reactions from diplomatic of
KICU
Dec 19, 2012 11:30pm PST
. officers say it does not appear she was the intended target. >> in richmond city leaders held a public meet to talk about repair plans for the chevron refinery. one of the issues raise homicide to do with the sort of material to be used to replace all of the damaged pipe. chevron has picked a product. some people stay a type of stainless steel pipe would be better to use. the city has the final say. one speaker called for someone to be responsible for the choice. >> should this city go forward and choose the wrong metal to replace this, can we ensure that someone goes to jail should another accident occur? >> the fire crippled the crude oil unit that chevron says provides 65% of the jet fuel to bay area airports and about 20% of gasoline to bay area pumps. >> we have a new twist in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue t
KICU
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
the identity of the young man shot and killed by police in a bay area city that rarely sees the type of violence. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live in walnut creek this evening to tell us what neighbors heard in the middle of the night. jana. >> reporter: that's right we have confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by police is anthony banta. he lives in that apartment come lek -- apartment complex right across the street. and his neighbors tell us he was a hairdresser that works just across the way. tonight we found the front window boarded up at apartment 60 where the man killed anthony banta lives. walnut creek police tells us they got a call from the apartment complex. the dispatcher could hear screaming in the background. police say when officers arrived about six minutes later banta was armed with a weapon inside the apartment. police say officers were forced to shoot banta. today neighbors say the gunshots woke them up. >> i heard something that sounded like seven to eight shots. >> i saw six or seven officers busting into the apartment with a lot of gunfire and running in
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> in richmond city leaders held a public meet to talk about repair plans for the chevron refinery. one of the issues raise homicide to do with the sort of material to be used to replace all of the damaged pipe. chevron has picked a product. some people stay a type of stainless steel pipe would be better to use. the city has the final say. one speaker called for someone to be responsible for the choice. >> should this city go forward and choose the wrong metal to replace this, can we ensure that someone goes to jail should another accident occur? >> the fire crippled the crude oil unit that chevron says provides 65% of the jet fuel to bay area airports and about 20% of gasoline to bay area pumps. >> we have a new twist in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentiall
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
by police in a bay area city that rarely sees the type of violence. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live in walnut creek this evening to tell us what neighbors heard in the middle of the night. jana. >> reporter: that's right we have confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by police is anthony banta. he lives in that apartment come lek -- apartment complex right across the street. and his neighbors tell us he was a hairdresser that works just across the way. tonight we found the front window boarded up at apartment 60 where the man killed anthony banta lives. walnut creek police tells us they got a call from the apartment complex. the dispatcher could hear screaming in the background. police say when officers arrived about six minutes later banta was armed with a weapon inside the apartment. police say officers were forced to shoot banta. today neighbors say the gunshots woke them up. >> i heard something that sounded like seven to eight shots. >> i saw six or seven officers busting into the apartment with a lot of gunfire and running into apartment. they said get on the ground anthony, ge
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
on van ness avenue. looking back at san francisco city hall. around 36 people have returned home this morning after flooding forced them into an evacuation center. the shelter was in place for residents of east palo alto flooding. residents living near the san francisquito creek were areas along the borders of palo alto, menlo park, and at last check, six homes officials say the napa river. north of napa near st. helena. is currently at 26-and-a-half. that's a- the national weather warning remains in effect on rest of the day today. residents and businesses in the area were advised to monitor river levels receding. the city has closed veterans memorial park, the preserve park and trancas crossing park until further notice. thousands of nurses will nine bay area hospitals. negotiated labor contracts and improvements in patient care protections. such as staffing levels, health officials want to reduce the number of paid sick days for nurses and technicians, while eliminating health care coverage for those who week. the 49ers. fresh off a patriots last week ran in to a three-headed
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
foot high tsunami but no large wave paps tower camera in tokyo captured the entire city shaking there. there are reports of a few injuries but no major damage at this point. a tsunami warning has been lifted. some roads were closed and rail service temporary stopped for safety checks. >>> oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex late last night. warrants were being served. we have no other details right now but that swat activity ended about 2:00 this morning. no word of any arrests were made. >>> two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate just before closing time last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us if the restaurants are expected to be open today. >> reporter: firefighters told us they think the restaurants should be able to open but they are unsure just how much water damage is in there from them extinguishing the fire. these restaurants are in a strip mall in the evergreen area just before 9:30 last night. people inside started noticing smoke inside. both restaurants were evacuated and firef
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
than usual. it looks like a very typical commute here getting into the city with no major problems. as a matter of fact, the traffic is going to be busy on the bridge as well. there are no major accidents reported by chp. let's go to san francisco where northbound 101 traffic does look okay driving past the 80 split. there are no problems here as well. southbound 101 traffic also looks good. if you are driving on the peninsula, there could be a trouble in the devil's slide area. we'll let you know more about that. the rest of the commute on 101 and 280 look good on the peninsula. here's mark. >>> hi there, sal. good morning. look at this beautiful start to this thursday morning. a few high clouds in the upper left portion of your screen. but it looks cold out there, doesn't it? yeah, temperatures are off to a chilly start. some frost out there and upper 20s out towards fairfield, concord, livermore has warmed up to 32. oakland 43. there's downtown san francisco currently checking in at 44. forecast for today, fair skies out to a cold start this afternoon. the clouds will be on the
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
. haywood, union city, about to move into san ramone. solano scattered rain to report for this part of the bay area. bulk of the activity in the southern third of the bay area. you can see development out to the west. the yellows and reds, indicating the increase in the rainfall rates san jose to sunnyvale. out toward campbell, blossoo m hill road. increase in the rainfall and the possibility of hail with some thunderstorms. keep that in mind at least in the short term. as far as temperatures, its cool. mainly in the 40s to around 50. santa rosa in 40. haywood 48 and san jose around 46 degrees. forecast for today, cool showers this morning, we will hold on to the chance of showers right on in to the afternoon with temperatures only maxing out in the low to mid50s. yesterday's storm, that cold front, today we have the speckled clouds off shore. that's a signature of cold unstable air and that will sweep in to the area for today. we will hold onto the sun, passing clouds and heavier downpours. here is the forecast model, 10:00 showing you scattered rain showers, it's doing a good job
KICU
Dec 17, 2012 11:30pm PST
of the things you read about, and it's not going to happen here. >> reporter: in the city of monroe, a middle school is going to serve as the temporary home for sandy hook elementary school when those kids go back to class. >> i think it's great for the kids. they need to go somewhere. this is close for them. it's great. >> reporter: every school in now town was closed today. but all district staff met at the high school to strategize their approach tomorrow when students come back. back here live, it is unclear when the students from sandy hook will return to class. live in sandy hook, john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the victims of the mass shooting were remembered on the peninsula tonight. heather holmes live in burlingame. that's where hundreds attended. >> reporter: she lives here now. while this small community is now her home, she wept for those back at her hometown, just as hundreds of others did when they came to this church tonight. >> charlotte bacon, age 6. >> reporter: newtown's tragedy became burlingame's sorrow, as the names and ages of all of those killed were read allow
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
's not going to happen here. >> reporter: in the city of monroe, a middle school is going to serve as the temporary home for sandy hook elementary school when those kids go back to class. >> i think it's great for the kids. they need to go somewhere. this is close for them. it's great. >> reporter: every school in now town was closed today. but all district staff met at the high school to strategize their approach tomorrow when students come back. back here live, it is unclear when the students from sandy hook will return to class. live in sandy hook, john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the victims of the mass shooting were remembered on the peninsula tonight. heather holmes live in burlingame. that's where hundreds attended. >> reporter: she lives here now. while this small community is now her home, she wept for those back at her hometown, just as hundreds of others did when they came to this church tonight. >> charlotte bacon, age 6. >> reporter: newtown's tragedy became burlingame's sorrow, as the names and ages of all of those killed were read allowed. each followed by the
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
top cities picked up over 5 1/2 inches of rain. san francisco, not too far behind. 2 1/2, to get down to the south bay, gilroy, 2 1/2 in san francisco topping out right at -- san jose, rather, at 1 1/2 now. we are watching more rain with this next system as you menged, diane. it's going to be very powerful. flash flood watches do mean that flash flooding is likely tomorrow. we're going to be telling you how much rain is going to fall. another thing that's very important, those rivers have been rising. we're going to detail all of that coming up. >> thank you, anthony. as you mentioned, people in the north bay are preparing for this north storm as potential flooding in some areas. the national weather service issued a warning today projecting that the napa river will rise two feet above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon near the towns. and today in downtown napa the river is running. it took about 12 feet. that is well below flood level of 25 feet. that change can change very quickly with a flash flood. >> you know, tomorrow i think is the day that we're kind of worried about more than
KRON
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
and it daly city. a 47 in vallejo. 46 in fairfield at this hour as you could imagine it is going to get cold overnight. the areas highlighted by the delta, with a frosted 53 into effect. 2:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m., with a frost advisory -- in effect with slippery sidewalks. 2:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m., give yourself some extra time. a look at the satellite & radar with cool and cold air. as we take a whiter of view are the satellite/writer this band. associated and this wider view. it is really going to impact our temperatures tonight. the cloud coverage will also not be as cold. >>catherine: saturday. scary moments in san francisco's twin peaks neighborhood. when a car went off a cliff. you're looking at video from sky-7 h-d, abc-7 news. how it all unfolded -- after the break. >> and, coming up 5-30. lawmakers making a move to prevent going off a cliff of their own -- the fiscal cliff. president obama, and a top republican meeting at the white house. how close they are to reaching a deal. >> the day that iphone users are here is that google has released a global maps app for the i o s operating system co
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
for this stabbing. meantime on the other side of the city this morning oakland police also investigating a shooting that left two people dead this morning. the gunfire broke out on the 800 block of mead. that is right near san pablo. shell casings can be seen there on the street. police are not releasing very much information in the victims in that case. no information at all on who those people are. whether they were men or women or what may have led up to the shooting there. before the latest killings this morning oakland homicide count stood at 127. already a five-year high. now as we come back out here live, you can see squad cars still parked in front of this apartment building. we are told this will remain an active crime scene. they still have to wait for the coroner to arye. a woman found stabbed to death this morning in oakland. live in oakland this morning alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle fleeing from the chp in oakland. this incident all began with what appeared to be a routine traffic stop. christien kafton is at golf link road. christie
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence in one of two homicides that happened within a five hour period. >> we hear things happening in oakland but most of the time international avenue and other places. >> reporter: but last night the crimes that happen in other places was right across the street in east oakland. one person stabbed to death on walnut street. before that two people were shot and killed on mead avenue adding to the highest murder rate oakland has had in five years. opd is bringing in change maker bill bratton to curve crime in los angeles and new york city. usf professor tony rab era knows bratton. >> i think bill can be a valuable resource to any organization. but i think oakland has to do some internal soul searching if you will. >> reporter: rib era says the assumption that howard jordan needs to be told what to do to be successful i
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
controlled count of sea otters could help with global warming. >>> the windy city will soon have the nation's most expensive downtown parking meters new year's day. they will be charging $6.50 per hour and that's up from $5.75. >>> this is an accident in the north pay, that's right tara? >> we have a wrong way driver so there is a little bit of congestion on the on ramp. this highlights westbound traffic near concord and it is still pretty dark out there. nice commute into san francisco. and in mill he pete, -- milpitass westbound lights are flowing nicely as it makes its way to san francisco. >>> we have some cloud cover and it is shaping up to be a nice thursday especially as we head to the afternoon hours. and so far santa rosa since july 1st, over 22 inches of rain, san francisco approaching well above average 174% of average. as far as current numbers they are in the 40s, napa checking in at 40 degrees and livermore 4 is and a lot of cloud cover and you can see the source of the big blanket from eureka down to monterey bay. we did a dry weather forecast and skies are becoming partly cl
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
's rosemary. >>> and that clear sky, a sight for sore eyes giving you more here over the bay and the city of -- and the city of next. a few high clouds overhead. partly cloudy in some cases. mostly cloudy san jose. mostly clear as you can see over the bay bridge. the pacific satellite view, that storm from sunday, out of here. we do remain with showers just over the sierra through the morning hours as well as fog. if you do plan on making that commute later in the day, that will be your better bet. dry today by later, wet. we do continue with the flood watch over parts of the sonoma bay, guerneville, you should experience some minor flooding in and around the area. mill road, as well as areas in montyrio. the river continues to rise and will so until about 11:00, expected to crest at 30.9 feet within monsterred stage. for the rest of us, we're dry. partly cloudy, mostly clear for today. cool, very cool in some cases. low to mid-30s in areas right around the north bay valley locations. widespread 40s around the bay area and then as we get into the noontime feeling better. low to mid-50s. l
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
the lights. >> a man was shot and killed last night in oakland. marketing the city's 126 homicide of the year. e >> they continue to look for is suspects that jumped into the creek last night. the started about 1238 and the town of ross. they pulled over a suspected drunken driver. when they were giving the sobriety test to the suspect he took off 01 feet and just over a fence. he it and jumped into this creek. they were able to have visual contact with their flashlights but they try to encourage him to get out of the water and that of merely they lost contact with him. they called other agencies to come out to help the mob.them out. >> they searched until about 430 this morning looking for any signs of the suspect. they could not find anything so that suspended the search. if they come back at daybreak to continue the search. so far they do not have any informational. this is where the command post was an obviously as this case and developing we will pass on any new information that we did. right now, we are waiting for search and rescue to come out here and start searching the creek again.
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Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
. just 22 minutes out of novado into the city. james? >> san francisco firefighters battled an early morning fire in the noe valley neighborhood. the fire broke out around two a-m. in the 14-hundred block of sanchez street near 27th street. it was contained about 15 minutes later. no word yet on how bad the damage was or if there were any injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> police are continuing to investigate materials that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrott drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuated the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> there were a lot of chemicals. we were concerned after we spoke with the sheriff's office, there was ether and an asset that had to be taking care of on-site it was too dangerous to transport. and in acid. >> you felt the explosion and you felt the shock. the neighbors across the street could
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
for police officers to distribute to families. >>> later this morning, the city of san francisco has a suggestion for families looking for something to do after opening presents. some popular destinations are open. the bow tan call gardens features more than 8,000 plants and flowers and you can went a boat at stow lake. >>> president obama is's. he may avoid -- president obama is in hawaii. he may come home early to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> a plan includes proposed projects to attract state i havers -- visitors. >>> 7:23. moving along in the day right now, tara, you know we talked about going to the golden gate park today. there is another gift that people should know about. >> there is a perk. free parking. >> yay! >> in san francisco today. yeah, free metered parking everywhere along a -- including along the embarcadero and fisherman's wharf. no street sweeping unless that sign says seven days a week of the including holidays. that's the good news -- a week, including holidays. that's the good news. you can see traffic is moving well along all directions. we have, real
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
in livermore. 38 in redwood city york 39 degrees in half moon bay afternoon temperatures will be in the cooler areas in concord, livermore, 50s through san jose. for the rainfall on a saturday that computer models are different on how extensive it is going to be notice by midnight, some clear conditions and the rainfall offshore. as it approaches for the later morning hours of those will increase and the afternoon of that rainfall will be well offshore. and it will be pressing it with lighter showers towards the coast. as for the extended forecast drier weather than wet weather. and thursday, we are going to see drier conditions. however, light. for the rest of saturday, sunday, with the chance of showers returning on tuesday. >> vicki: the stores may seem busy - but new numbers show u-s holiday retail sales growth is the weakest since 2008. according to the report - holiday sales increased just point-seven percent. less than a quarter of what was expected. superstorm sandy - along with the looming fiscal cliff are being partially blamed for the decline. >> vicki: if you got a new gadget this
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Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up. for an hour and a half, this highway right behind us, this was a complete mess. this was the scene when we arrived this morning around 5:00. for awhile. traffic, all northbound lanes of 880 were at a complete stand still. >> northbound, before the ramp, this is where the 9-car pile up happened. according to the sergeant, two cars were initially involved in a crash. they were blocking the right hand lane. then
KRON
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
hours. >> it has been a chilly start and mid 30's and santa rosa. 45 degrees currently in daly city. as we had at the the new hour was the loss 60's and the north bay. we're still dealing with a lot of fifties. it is very similar to yesterday. for those of you who are heading out in the evening it will be chilly mainly within the 40's and '50's. >> the 7 day around the bay shows the summit conditions for the rest of the weekend and into your next work week. we have a chance of showers by wednesday. >> gas prices are finally down an average of 30¢ a around the bay. take a look at the numbers. here in san francisco, a gallon of regular gas is $3.72 a day. that is down from $4.50 a gallon last month. gas is even cheaper in the san jose area at $3.59 a gallon. last of a gallon their cost drivers $3.88. in oakland, and gas is $3.61 a gallon. that is down from last month's price of $3.90. >> the rain has stopped, but problems persist. especially with storm damages in the santa cruz mountains. combine hill road is open again now. but only to one lane of traffic. the slide that washed out
KRON
Dec 16, 2012 8:00am PST
in oregon. >> the coast guard is working to clean up an oil spill leaking into a new york city strait. an oil tanker is leaking more than 100-thousand gallons of oil just off of staten island. crew members on the barge noticed the leak, and contacted an oil clean-up company to help in the efforts. waterways remain open as they clean-up the mess. boaters in the area are urged to take caution in the meantime. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. a mother whose son was in the classroom with the shooter in connecticut talks about the moment she learned about the shooting. and as we go to break. here are some of the names of the victims from friday's tragedy. (music) >> the parents of a six- year-old student who witnessed friday's massacre describe how their son is doing. the little boy was in the classroom with the shooter. he was able to escape the room and run to safety. the boy's teacher was vicki soto. she died in the classroom protecting her students from the gunfire. the boy's mother recalls the moments before she knew whether her son was okay. >> when you are standing there waiting
KRON
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
on the median, was slammed by a black volkswagen, south of the edgewood road exit near redwood city. that's on north bound to 80. two women and a man in the lexus were killed. the fourth passenger survived. he was taken to a hospital. the 82 year-old driver of the volkswagen was treated with minor injuries. then, placed under arrest. if the california highway patrol says, it appears that he would speak at the time. >> tense moments friday at a busy south bay shopping mall. the great mall in milpitas was closed for most of the afternoon because of a bomb threat. no bond was some of the mall was evacuated. police say an employee at cole's reported threats was written on the wall of the men's bathroom. all sniffing dogs for also brought in as well as the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms. stores reopened around eight last night. >> police are investigating a shooting at a busy san rafael transit center early friday afternoon. police were notified, a man had been shot a busy transit center. they say someone with a gun, got out of a gold sedan, and fired a man who was waiting at this pla
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Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service
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Dec 14, 2012 7:00am PST
approaching 92 and want to get past 92 through hayward it is stop and go towards union city. traffic in the south bay is not bad but it is building up. 1 01 headed north out of san south san jose is crowded as you approached 87. it is also slow 85 approaching highway 18. >> mountain as the high school and lincoln elementary are reopening this morning. the schools were closed yesterday after found graffiti at a nearby school that made a threat against a male teacher at monte vista. >> everything as a starting to pick up an all-out of teachers and have made their way into the parking lot. everything is reopening this morning after a very scary day for them yesterday. this happened just before 7:00 yesterday. officers went to check out graffiti at nearby lynbrook high school and they found graffiti that spelled out a bomb threat for motna this the high school. that brought dogs on the campus and look for a bomb. they did not find anything. they also evacuated nearby lincoln elementary which is also reopen today. officers will be on campus just to make sure nothing goes wrong today the m
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Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
uninhabitable. no further work has been scheduled. but the city continues to keep a close eye on the levee. >> all the rain over christmas-a down the southbound side of the upper great highway from lincoln avenue to slow boulevard. a spokesperson at the centers is the department of public works say that the rose flood because the drains cannot handle all the water, especially during a powerful storm. drivers are being forced to take the lower great highway route. the northbound side is still open. officials say that highway close about 60 times a year. it is not known when the southbound side will reopen. >> the storm also brought down a massive tree in the east bay. the one fell right on the footsteps of the delta and chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. however when the tree fell a loosen the soil of a neighboring treat the had terrible for safety reasons. >> santa rosa police are looking into how is 66 year- old woman died after being discovered floating in a pawn at an apartment complex. a family was having a christmas party atod lake apax on the body. the woman did not li
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
in his home. catherine heenan is standing >>catherine: newtown is 80 miles northeast of new york city. the scene of the shooting, is a relatively wealthy community founded 3=hundred years ago, just after nine this morning, it became the scene of one of the country's >> i just got a message saying there was an unconfirmed shooting >> we immediately jumped in the car and came down here >>catherine: parents arriving at the school found a nightmare scene. >> "i just heard the principal was shot and killed. i heard some kids were shot. a teacher mrs. hammons was shot." >>catherine: the shooter apparently arrived in this car, parked outside the main entrance. he began firing as soon as he entered the building. >> pop, pop, pop in the hall. and they all heard it. there were about seven people in the meeting room. they heard that sound in the hall. and they -- she said three people went out into the hall, the principal, the vice principal and the school psychologist. and t only one person came back, which was the vice principal, who was shot in the leg or the foot. >>catherine: police respond
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Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
tourist guide. if an >> the t s a does not seem to work in the city. the gps-- >> one final note, while shopping remember to be aware of your surroundings remember if i'm watching you so are the bad guys. >> they don't steal our phones while we are standing on the corner. >> in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news. simonovnext at six. newtown, connecticut. plus, a woman - sexually assaulted while hiking on a popular east bay trail. the search for the suspect still on the loose. >> taking a look of we will have a look in your changes. with your forecast. your evening news at 6:00 p.m. is coming up. six >>catherine: otonight at six. >> (feinstein: six year olds with three to eleven bullets from this america? >>catherine: the massacre in connecticut providing new ammunition for gun control advocates. family friends talk about the 20 year old behind one of the worst mass murders in u=s history. >> he was very reclusive and he was very private >>catherine: many bay area parents: how can schools protecta connecticut town is in mourning. as the first funerals were held today for two of t
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Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
and take a look at the peninsula. daly city, it is coming down at two tenths of 1 in. and half moon bay indicating heavy conditions with 2-1/4 inches report it. and the east bay is also showing one-half inch per hour, alameda, and danville and of course the san ramon area. taking a look at that the planners steady, heavy rainfall. showers on/off. and it is windy. this wind advisory for the north bay until about 1:00 p.m. the east bay and it is going to taper off. still however, mostly cloudy conditions but a dry start. taking a look at futurecast it is indicating moderate/heavy. it will press self livermore, mountain view, modern/heavy by 10:00 a.m. and by noon, it will taper off. showers on the/off for the afternoon at the same for the north bay. still dealing with moderate rainfall for the south bay and by 4:00 p.m. it will continue to press out with re until 8:00 p.m. the we are going to seek drier conditions. we could even see some sunshine possibly tomorrow. with rainfall totals when this is all said and done 1-2 in. to-4 in. of the higher elevations. with a 2-4 in. at the col othe
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Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
to upper 50s. 55 expected richmond. 56 in redwood city. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain will continue into the weekend. keep between now and january the sixth. >> the snow is hitting parts of the midwest with flights canceled yesterday. most of the cancellations are coming out chicago o'hare and midway airports. >> check your flights before heading to the airport. mike pelton will give us a live report at the bottom of the hour from s f o. >> a hit-and-run driver who inch for the district in san francisco's twin peaks that would is under arrest. the accident was reported before 9:00 p.m. on christmas tree point road. three pedestrians were struck by the sedan. at fourth person jump out of the way. one of the victims is being treated for life- threatening injuries. one occupant in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. >> the people of new town, conn. are marking one week since the shooting at sandy hook elementary. some tributes are planned for later this morning to remember those who died. >> 26 christmas trees one for each victim at sandy hook elementary. 27 guardi
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Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
the zoo. >> the owner of the a's is asking to stay in the city for another five-years. he sent a letter to the stadium authority asking to extend the team's lease which expires after next season. it acknowledges that the team is still looking for a new venue but hasn't found anything that they deem realistic. they have been waiting nearly four years to have baseball approve a move to san jose but the giants claim territorial rights. the mayor has pledged to work with the a's to get a fair lease extension. >> winter storms caution power outages and messy roads in the midwest. want to tell you about the work underway. >> and packer fans pitch in by digging in. the effort to get the field ready for tomorrow's game. >> the second in our series of storms is marching through the bay area. what you can expect for saturday coming up. . >>> you can hear that wind blowing, parts of ohio wake up in the dark after winds knocked out power. utility crews working to get the lights back on but some drivers had to navigate that evening drive in the dark. a light dusting of snow also fell overnight ad
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> a. severs is possible visor's no concern about the spike in self on a tablet that since the city. about scott wenner said the robbers are critical public safety problem that must be addressed. winner said he will call for a hearing of the public safety committee and ask that both texaco police chief and district attorneys also be there. nearly half of the 2300 robberies committed so far this year involve mobile and have the devices. >> traffic looks like it is moving well is dry and, now. we will be right back. welcome back to the kron 4 morning news and national news we have new census data showing a clear in sustained drop in illegal immigration. the number of illegal immigrants in the u.s. dropping to 11.1 million last year after it peaked at 12 million in 2007. but the first time since 1910 immigrants from asia are topping hispanic immigration. a legal hispanic immigration is unlikely to approach the level that we saw in the mid 2000's. >> a person has been arrested in the death of a man was pushed on to the subway tracks in new york. a 30 year-old man has been taken to custo
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Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
francisco, daly city are all dealing with some light showers. half moon bay will be getting some rain fall about 40¢ an hour. this inches. as for east bay shore you are seeing light showers through oakland as well as alameda. moderate downpours are coming down in hayward. we're waiting to heavy rain from the golden gate bridge. there is also small hailed reported from the north bay. tracking at your weather for you on future cast 4 shows that moderate downpours will be coming until about 9:00 a.m.. we are still dealing with the wet weather in the south bay. >> we do have a another system that is approaching by the overnight hours. it will be pushing into the north bay. it will push up into intensity by 4:00 a.m.. tomorrow morning you will be waking up to heavy rain. moderate rain will be over your bay shore and will continue to be light to moderate downpours and i noontime tomorrow. by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow we will still be dealing with showers. by 6:00 p.m. tomorrow it will start to taper off. we will not be clear from a wets weather. we do have a dry start for the week. but on christmas da
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